British Columbia is world-renown for its cannabis strains due to their rich environment and long history growing the product. This article provides information on the top-selling strains based on recent sales.
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While there are differences in the top strains regarding Indica vs. Sativa dominance, the data suggests that the best-sellers are ranking because consumers are looking for products with high THC content.
Top-selling pre-roll products in British Columbia vary between Sativa dominant and Indica dominant strains, with THC content as low as 5% to up to a robust 21%.
It’s no surprise that the most popular strain for hybrid, Indica, Sativa, and CBD also top the best-selling B.C. strain and flower sales (listed above). Interestingly, none of the top flower strains are on the top pre-roll sales chart.
Pink Kush moved from the number ten spot in March 2019 to the number one spot in B.C.cannabis sales in October 2019. Tangerine Dream had a similar surge in popularity making the jump from number eight to number two in the same period.
The Pink Kush (Indica dominant) and Tangerine Dream (Sativa dominant) strains both won top awards in the 2019 Canadian Cannabis Awards and considering sales numbers, consumers agree. Both are go-to strains for medicinal cannabis users because of their ability to provide relief from a variety of conditions and widely available.
In March 2019, Super Silver Haze (Sativa dominant) was the best-selling strain in B.C. — and then fell off the top selling charts in October 2019, while Skunk Haze (Sativa dominant) fell from ninth place to a low fiftieth in the same period.
British Columbia has a worldwide reputation with consumers as the gold standard in cannabis plants. There’s a happy confluence of factors that contribute to the quality and appeal of B.C. cannabis from climate to sheer potency. Here are some of the significant factors in B.C. strain’s popularity:
Curious to see how British Columbia sales trends match up to other markets? Check out Headset’s Cannabis Market Overview for February 2020.
When you’re choosing or buying B.C. cannabis seeds, there are two things to look for: proper sourcing and feminized seeds.
Almost all cannabis plants prefer climates akin to the Mediterranean area–such as the West Coast of North America. If you’re planning to grow cannabis outside, take advantage of the high-quality B.C. strains cultivated for that purpose. When you plant outside, be sure to consult a timing guide, either online or in print, to get the most out of your crop.
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